UTP Stage I

UTP Stage I at FIC is designed to prepare you for entry to university-level programs in Business Administration, Computing Science, Engineering Science or Arts and Social Sciences. In UTP Stage I you complete eight courses. After successfully completing this program you will progress to UTP Stage II.

Your direct pathway to Simon Fraser University

High School


2nd year Simon Fraser University



Program Normal Duration Total Program Fee

UTP Stage I

2 terms




January, May, September

UTP Stage I

Depending on your goals for University, you will select 8 courses from the following list:
  • Beginning with Algebra
  • Business Management
  • English Skills/Reading
  • Introduction to Computers and their Applications
  • Introduction to Computing Concepts and Algorithms
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Mathematics
  • Introduction to Philosophical Reasoning
  • Introduction to University Life 1
  • Introduction to University Writing
  • World Issues

UTP Stage II

  • Associate of Arts Degree
  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Communication, Art and Technology
  • Computing Science
  • Engineering Science*
  • Environment
  • Health Sciences

* Students must successfully complete two UTP Stage I Math courses at the stipulated grade to progress to Engineering Science.